Congratulations to Cherri Pancake, 
ACM's next President, and 
ACM SIGHPC founder!
Read the announcement here.

2018 ACM SIGHPC Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

SIGHPC's Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award is given each year for the best doctoral dissertation completed in high performance computing (HPC). This award is open to students studying anywhere in the world who have completed a PhD dissertation with HPC as a central research theme.

Nominations open:    Now Closed
Nominations close:    Now Closed
Winners announced: 15 September 2018

To qualify for the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, the dissertation must:

  • Have been successfully defended (or accepted by the committee if no defense is required) during calendar year 2017.
  • Be submitted in the final form that was accepted by the department.
  • Be submitted in English.
The award is presented annually during the annual SC conference. The awardee is recognized with a $2,000 cash prize, a plaque, and travel support to SC.

See how to nominate for more information on nominations, or check out the FAQ for answers to common questions.

Congratulations to the 2018 
Computing4Change Participants

We are excited to announce the 16 undergraduates chosen to compete in the inaugural Computing4Change competition. Co-located with the SC18 conference in Dallas, TX, Computing4Change introduces students to the potential of computing to create positive change in our society. Students learn to work as part of a team, applying data analysis and computational thinking to a social challenge while experiencing the latest tools and techniques from computing and data science. Check out the full details.

Events and Opportunities for SIGHPC Members

July 31, 2018 deadline for SC18 submissions:
  • Birds of a Feather
  • Doctoral Showcase
  • EmergingTechnologes Showcase
  • Posters
  • Scientific Visualization Showcase

Check out the SC18 program here - keynotes, workshops, papers, posters, panels, tutorials, BoFs and more!


PPoPP 2019 - August 13, 2018 deadline for abstracts, full papers due August 20, 2018. Checkout the CFP here.

PPoPP 2019 will be held in Washington, DC, United States February 16-20 2019.

SIGHPC is a proud sponsor of these upcoming conferences:
  • PASC18
    • Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing
    • Basel, Switzerland       
    • July 2 - 4, 2018
  • SC18
    • International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
    • Dallas, Texas
    • November 11 - 16, 2018
  • PPoPP 2019
    • Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming
      • Washington D.C., United States
      • February 16 - 20, 2019
    Look for publications from recent conferences proudly held in cooperation with or sponsored by SIGHPC:
        • IPDPS 2018 
          • IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium
          • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
          • May 21 - 25, 2018
        • PPoPP 2018
          • Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming
            • Vienna, Austria      
            • February 24 - 28, 2018
          • HPC Asia 2018
            • International Conference on High Performance Computing in Asia-Pacific Region
            • Tokyo, Japan
            • January 29-31, 2018

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